The Trafficking in Persons Report: a game of risk

@article{Horning2014TheTI,
  title={The Trafficking in Persons Report: a game of risk},
  author={Amber Horning and Christopher Thomas and Alana Michele Henninger and Anthony Allen Marcus},
  journal={International Journal of Comparative and Applied Criminal Justice},
  year={2014},
  volume={38},
  pages={257 - 280}
}
The State Department ranks countries on adherence to minimum standards set forth by the Trafficking Victims Protection Act 2000. The Trafficking in Persons Report (TIP) is updated annually and failure to enact changes to combat trafficking results in higher tier rankings. This paper evaluates the TIP by situating this tool in light of special features of the modern era, such as globalization and risk. Through a survey of the theoretical literature on risk and on trafficking risk factors, we… 

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